[Tagging] Gas well = petroleum well?

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 15:05:18 GMT 2011

2011/3/4 Andreas Perstinger <andreas.perstinger at gmx.net>:
> Hi,
> I live near an underground natural gas field and thus there are also some
> gas wells scattered around in the fields. In the Wiki I've found
> man_made=petroleum_well but there is no further description of it :-(.
> Should gas wells be included in this tag or do we need an additional tag
> (man_made=gas_well)?

IMHO gas wells are not included if they serve only or mainly for
extracting gas. Petroleum / oil wells usually extract gas together
with the oil (sometimes the gas is just burned).


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